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Updated June 21, 2017
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  1. "Developer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Focus on capital markets; chance to work at large banks

    Cons

    mostly staffing, pretend to be a high end consulting frm

    Advice to Management

    Remove current management


  2. "Bad company after Genpact takeover"

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    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Des Moines, IA
    Current Employee - Lead Consultant in Des Moines, IA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    It used to be good with some good projects

    Cons

    After the Genpact takeover, they treat people like junk, no salary hikes. Their only motto is to pay the CEO and nothing for anyone. No training, no growth opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Change yourself and go back to what headstrong used to be before the take over

  3. "Bad pushy Company forcing to overwork"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sunnyvale, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None. No point talking about.

    Cons

    Forces to work with India team at night time.

    Advice to Management

    Be human


  4. "Senior Principal Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Principal Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Its subisidry of Genpact, which belong to GE.You need to work on client side. Need not to worry about the activities at the headstrong location

    Cons

    As you work on remote, the growth is very limited. Even your employer does not talk to you.


  5. "Headstrong company review"

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    Former Employee - Consultant in Edison, NJ
    Former Employee - Consultant in Edison, NJ

    I worked at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good company for fresher and experienced point of view... good payer... onsite oppurtunity

    Cons

    Annual leaves are very few and 9 hour policy per day is very bad


  6. "Good company for financial projects"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Headstrong full-time

    Pros

    Good clients in financial markets and they have their own products and expertise in this area.

    Cons

    Very less options when it comes to choose from projects. If you get released from one project you don't get much options.


  7. "Manager"

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    Former Employee - Technical Manager in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Technical Manager in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company with good propects

    Cons

    higher management too focused on profit than human resource development.

  8. "I haven't seen worse company than Headstrong."

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    None, none, none, none, none

    Cons

    Late payment, don't pay what you earn, lie, fraud.

    Advice to Management

    Retire.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Acquisition by Genpact made the quality and reputation down"

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    Current Employee - ETL Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - ETL Developer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    -- Big clients in Capital market
    -- Pay stub is above market average
    -- Pay cycle, People are supportive

    Cons

    -- Acquisition by Genpact made the quality and reputation down
    -- Acquisition has made the process confusing
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  10. "OK Company for H1B"

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    Current Employee - Software Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Software Consultant in Chicago, IL
    Recommends

    I have been working at Headstrong full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Pay On Time, Health Insurance, 80 hrs paid leave, 40 hrs sick leave, 10 holidays. work flexibility n loads dependent on the project and client Manager. Overall a Ok company to work with. u need to do all bargaining to get a better salary offer otherwise they will give u just peanuts.

    Cons

    Takes a long time to resolve any issues.


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